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Install Device Drivers and

Toolkit for Windows 7

The USB driver is required for all installations to assure that the
computer communicates with the digitizer.

Note: Installation instructions for Windows XP are provided in


the next chapter.

1. Apply Power to the Digitizer


a. Ensure the PC is turned off.

Note: Always turn on the digitizer before turning on the


computer. This enables the computer to recognize the digitizer.

b. Turn on the digitizer.

c. Wait for the digitizer to complete its normalization process before


continuing with the Driver installation.
About the VIDAR Drivers
The VIDAR driver was designed to provide compatibility between
VIDAR Medical Film Digitizers and Windows 7 (both 32-bit and 64-
bit). Features of this driver include:
Installation/setup wizard for easy and consistent installation.

2. Install the VIDAR Drivers


Note: The computer must be running Windows 7 Professional
32-bit or 64-bit.

Note: These instructions have been successfully tested on a


wide range of Windows 7 systems. In rare instances, you may
have difficulty installing the VIDAR driver. If that happens, try
again after logging on as Administrator, or as a user with
Administrator rights.

If you are using RIT 113 or Varian Software,


DO NOT USE THIS CD.

You will need the VIDAR Advantage Pro Series Installation & Users
CD.

a. Be sure the digitizer is turned ON and all three LEDs are green, but
that it is NOT connected to the PC. Wait until you are prompted to
connect the digitizer to the PC.

b. Turn on the PC.

c. Insert the VIDAR Advantage Pro Series Installation & Users CD


into the CD-ROM drive. Browse to the CD and double-click on
19090-002 VIDAR_Driver_6.0 Online Install Package.exe on the CD
to install the driver.
d. In the first screen, click Next >.

e. In the License Agreement screen, activate I accept the terms of the


license agreement, then click Next >.
f. In the Ready to Install the Program screen, click Install.

g. The Setup Status screen will appear. Wait while the files are
installed.
h. The Windows Security window will appear Click Install this driver
software anyway each time it appears.

i. When prompted Would you like to install this device software?,


click Install.

j. InstallShield will indicate that installation is complete. However, the


driver installation is not complete.
k. Earlier, you connected a USB cable to the digitizer. Now, attach the
connector on the other end of that cable to a USB 2.0 port on the
computer.

Note: Wait 30 seconds after you connect the digitizer before


you launch the Demoscan program. This ensures the computer
has recognized the new hardware and has installed the driver
properly.

l. On the desktop, double-click the DemoscanEx icon.

m. The window shown below will appear. This indicates that the
digitizer is communicating with the computer.
n. Press Q on the keyboard, then press ENTER.

The digitizer is now ready to operate. Please refer to the Users Guide
for VIDAR Advantage Series Digitizers for operating instructions.

You may need to install other application software to run the digitizer.

Note: While the digitizer works with both 32-bit and 64-bit
versions of Windows 7, it only works with 32-bit image
processing applications.

In the Windows 7 Computer Management window, the digitizer is


listed under Jungo.
Install Device Drivers and
Toolkit for Windows XP

The USB driver is required for all installations to assure that the
computer communicates with the digitizer.

Note: Installation instructions for Windows 7 are provided in


the previous chapter.

1. Apply Power to the Digitizer


a. Ensure the PC is turned off.

Note: Always turn on the digitizer before turning on the


computer. This enables the computer to recognize the digitizer.

b. Turn on the digitizer.

c. Wait for the digitizer to complete its normalization process before


continuing with the Driver installation.
About the VIDAR Drivers
The VIDAR driver was designed to provide compatibility between
VIDAR Advantage Series Digitizers and Windows XP. Features of this
driver include:
Installation/setup wizard for easy and consistent installation.
Scanners and Cameras Control Panel, which provides a common
interface for still image devices.

2. Install the VIDAR Drivers


Note: The computer must be running Windows XP SP3.

Note: These instructions have been successfully tested on a


wide range of Windows XP systems. In rare instances, you
may have difficulty installing the VIDAR driver. If that happens,
try again after logging on as Administrator, or as a user with
Administrator rights.

If you are using RIT 113 or Varian Software,


DO NOT USE THIS CD.

You will need the VIDAR Advantage Pro Series Installation & Users
CD.

a. Be sure the digitizer is turned ON and all three LEDs are green, but
that it is NOT connected to the PC. Wait until you are prompted to
connect the digitizer to the PC.

b. Turn on the PC.

c. Insert the VIDAR Advantage Pro Series Installation & Users CD


into the CD-ROM drive. Browse to the CD and double-click on
19090-002 VIDAR_Driver_6.0 Online Install Package.exe on the CD
to install the driver.
d. In the first screen, click Next >.

e. In the License Agreement screen, activate I accept the terms of the


license agreement, then click Next >.
f. In the Ready to Install the Program screen, click Install.

g. The Setup Status screen will appear. Wait while the files are
installed.
h. The VIDAR Driver Install window previews the next steps. Click
Next >.

i. The Digital Signature Not Found window will may appear Each
time it appears, click Yes. (Note the screen may look a bit different in
Windows VISTA.)

j. The Software Installation window will appear. Click Continue


Anyway each time it appears.

k. InstallShield will indicate that installation is complete. However, the


driver installation is not complete.
l. Earlier, you connected a USB cable to the digitizer. Now, attach the
connector on the other end of that cable to a USB 2.0 port on the
computer.

m. The Found New Hardware window will appear, indicating that the
digitizer is connected to the computer.

n. Select Yes, this time only, then click Next >.


o. On the next screen click Install the software automatically
(Recommended), then click Next >.

p. Wait while the wizard searches for the driver.


q. The Digital Signature Not Found window may appear, click Yes
each time it appears.

r. When the Files Needed dialog appears, browse to


C:\WINDOWS\system32, then click OK
s. After the driver has been installed, click Finish.

t. Verify that the digitizer drivers are fully installed by checking the
device properties at Start > Control Panel > Scanners and
Cameras.

u. In the device window, right-click VIDAR Film Digitizer, then click


Properties in the pop-up menu.

v. In the VIDAR Film Digitizer Properties window, click the VIDAR


Properties tab. If the driver is properly installed, the properties will
appear and if the digitizer is ready to digitize its serial number will
appear. If Not Ready appears the digitizer is normalizing.
Note that:
The digitizer will report as VXR-12 for backward compatibility.
You may not see the same firmware and hardware version as
shown in the window above.
The serial number will not report if the digitizer was just powered
on.

w. Click OK to close the properties screen.

The digitizer is now ready to operate. Please refer to the Users Guide
for VIDAR Advantage Series Digitizers for operating instructions.

You may need to install other application software to run the digitizer.